Speaker - Jaron Lanier

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Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist at Microsoft Research. He helped pioneer the field of virtual reality, in the nineteen-eighties, and has contributed to such diverse pursuits as surgical simulation and the study of brain evolution. In 2009, he received the Virtual Reality Career Award from I.E.E.E., the world's principal engineering society. This year, he was included in Time's list of the hundred most influential people in the world. His book, You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto, came out in January 2011.

3 Programs

Don't Trust the Promise of Artificial Intelligence

03.09.16 | 01:40:46 min | 0 comments

The Singularity Is in the Building

03.24.11 | 00:15:57 min | 0 comments

Your Brain on the Internet: Digital Intelligence

10.03.10 | 01:38:35 min | 3 comments